Clavey, William

Outlets:,, RPM+, Jalopnik, CBC Radio, Clavey's Corner Inc., The Drive


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Formerly a technical writer, William has always aspired of one day becoming an automotive journalist. Fed up of occupying jobs that no longer stimulated him, he opened up a blog and started writing about his passion: cars. Over time, his blog, Clavey’s Corner, grew and became recognized across the country by important people in the industry. Over a period of two years, William Clavey has driven over 100 different cars.

He then started writing for Jalopnik, a controversial American car website, where he became known internationally for his humoristic and censor-free writing style. William is now a freelancer who collaborates to a wide variety of Canadian and American media outlets. Fluently bilingual in both English and French, he also actively collaborates to Québecois media outlets and has an active presence on Radio-Canada (CBC Radio).

Recent Articles:

  1. How Volvo's electrified Polestar brand will use 3 key selling points to take on Tesla in North America

    William Clavey

    While the electric vehicle division has a long journey ahead in beating Elon Musk, it does have an edge in one major aspect — build quality.

  2. Kia Sorento 2021 : essai routier

    William Clavey

    Ce nouveau Sorento semble être sur la bonne voie pour devenir le leader de sa catégorie.

  3. 2021 Polestar 2 Could Have A Shot At Dislodging The Tesla Model 3

    William Clavey

    Clavey drives the 2021 Polestar 2 and admits that the entire Polestar brand has what it takes to take on the entire Tesla brand.

  4. Review: 2021 BMW M440i –

    William Clavey

    What’s more, the M440i is equipped with a 48-volt mild hybrid system that contributes to adding 11 horsepower to the engine, as it’s building boost. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is therefore claimed by BMW in just under four seconds, which is downright mind-blowing for this category of cars. Remember, this isn’t even the M4 yet.

  5. L’IONIQ 5 pourra alimenter des appareils électriques

    William Clavey


  6. What is a Grand Cherokee L and Why Does it Matter? –

    William Clavey

    It’ll definitely be interesting to see how this new Grand Cherokee L will fare in a sea of heavy hitters from all corners of the industry

  7. Ford Maverick : une camionnette compacte prévue en 2022

    William Clavey


  8. 2021 BMW M440i Proves That A Giant Grille Doesn't Matter

    William Clavey

    Clavey isn't sure about the grille on the 2021 BMW M440i, but he admits that the car remains an impressive luxury sports coupe.

  9. 2021 Kia Sorento Enters A New Category Without Its Great V6

    William Clavey

    William Clavey had the 2021 Kia Sorento during the entire holiday season and he explains what he liked and disliked about this all-new midsize SUV.

  10. 2021 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Remains A Capable Compact Sport Sedan

    William Clavey

    Clavey drives the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta GLI and praises its excellent road manners and performance for the price. Find out more in his latest review.

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